Balloons, Paragliding & Flying Clubs

Rio Adventures
Rock Climbing in Urca and Sugar Loaf with experienced instructors. Main concern is safety. Also Hang-gliding and paragliding, hiking, rappelling Paintball, Go Karts and various water sports. Recommended by Lonely Planet TimeOut and Frommers.
Standard and personalized adventure tours in Rio. Climbing, rappel, paragliding , hang gliding, sailing, surfing, rafting, diving and other extreme sports. Packages with different activities of 4, 7 or 10 days.
Hang gliding sessions taking off from the Pedra Bonita platform. Pilots licensed by the Brazilian hang gliding association
Estilo Voo Livre
Pilot Renato Janssens - Hang gliding and Para gliding. Tandem flights and courses for those who want to learn to fly themselves.
Rio Turismo Radical
Day trips to Buzios, Petropolis or the tropical islands of the Green Coast. Also offers adventure sports tours.
Rio Tandem
Paragliding and hang gliding flights in Rio de Janeiro. Daily flights from the Pedra Bonita take-off, fly over the Tijuca Forest and São Conrado beach. 
Rio Hang gliding
Tandem hang gliding sessions in Sao Conrado. Hotel pick-up and drop-off. Flights take 15-30 minutes depending on weather conditions. Every day from sunrise to sunset. Reservation is recommended. English and German spoken.
Paraglide Rio
Paragliding school. Learn to fly a paraglider in 15 lessons. Paraglide Rio also sells hang-gliding materials, helmets and kitesurf boards and kites.